From Asian/Pacific/American Institute at NYU
“On April 20, 2015, the Asian/Pacific/American Institute at NYU hosted “What’s Radical About ‘Mixed Race’?”. Eschewing an apolitical “celebration” of mixed race, this panel examined the movement’s implications for multiracial coalition and the future of race in the US and Canada, asking: does the multiracial movement challenge—or actually reinforce—the logics of structural racism?”
From Steven Riley
“Minelle Mahtani critically located how an apolitical and ahistorical Canadian “model multiracial” upholds the multicultural claims of the Canadian settler state.
Jared Sexton called to task multiracial activists who leverage a mixed race identity in opposition to those who are “all black, all the time.”
A roundtable conversation moderated by Ann Morning (NYU Department of Sociology) followed.”
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Get your popcorn and your drink. Video is 1 hour 17 minutes.
Why is it that the U.K.’s newspaper is willing to publish a painfully honest editorial about race in Canada but Canadian papers aren’t? Before Mr. Douglas was published in the U.K., he submitted his personal op ed to Canadian newspapers.
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I used to be the only biracial kid in the room. Now, my exponentially expanding cohort promises a future where everyone is mixed. By Nicholas Hune-Brown |
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Statistics say we’re pretty colour-blind in Metro Vancouver. About 8.5 per cent of couples in the Lower Mainland are in mixed unions — more than double the national figure of four per cent.
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When Ashley and Raj Brar were married, they had two ceremonies: a white-dress wedding reflecting Ashley’s Irish, Scottish and Canadian heritage, and a traditional Indian ceremony to…
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Via Scoop.it – Mixed American Life
“There are officially only three countries in the world that use multiculturalism as a social policy. These are Canada, Australia and Britain.”
Walk down the street in any Canadian city. The face of Canada is changing, no longer predominantly white and of European descent. How does being multiracial shape your identity?